Admiral Makarov Making Annual Russian Pilgrimage to Corfu

September 25, 2019 (Google Translation) – The Black Sea Fleet frigate Admiral Makarov makes a planned transition from Sevastopol to the Mediterranean Sea. Currently, the ship passes the Black Sea straits of the Bosphorus and Dardanelles. During a long voyage, Russian sailors will visit the Greek islands of Corfu and Wido, where they will take part in the events of…

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Dmitry Rogachev Maiden Arrival at Sevastopol

July 11, 2019 (Google Translation) – The crew of the newest patrol ship “Dmitry Rogachev” of the Novorossiysk military naval base of the Black Sea Fleet (BSF) made the transfer of their Novorossiysk and arrived at the main fleet base – Sevastopol. Previously, the ship’s crew successfully passed the first coursework task, in which the issues of organizing the daily…

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RFS Admiral Essen Returns to Sevastopol From Mediterranean

May 5, 2019 (Google Translation) – Today, the Black Sea Fleet frigate “Admiral Essen” arrived in Sevastopol after completing missions in the Mediterranean. The solemn ceremony dedicated to the return of the ship from a long voyage, was held in Sevastopol under the leadership of the Black Sea Fleet Commander Vice Admiral Alexander Moiseyev. The meeting of the frigate “Admiral…

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RFS Admiral Makarov Returns to Sevastopol

March 4, 2019 (Google Translation) – The frigate of the Black Sea Fleet “Admiral Makarov” completed the planned execution of tasks as part of the permanent group of the Navy in the Mediterranean Sea and headed for its permanent home – the hero-city of Sevastopol. The crew of the ship performed tasks in the permanent grouping of the Navy in…

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RFS Admiral Essen Deploys to Mediterranean

February 28, 2019 (Google Translation) – In accordance with the combat training plan, the frigate “Admiral Essen” of the Black Sea Fleet left Sevastopol and headed for the Black Sea straits. After passing the straits, the ship will act as part of the permanent grouping of the Russian Navy in the long-range operational zone. In preparation for the march at…

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Project 21631 Orekhovo-Zuyevo Weapon Trials

January 18, 2019 (Google Translation) – In accordance with the annual combat training plan, the crew of the Orekhovo-Zuyevo small rocket ship of the Black Sea Fleet conducted a training session on the implementation of rocket firing at a surface target in the Black Sea sea range. During the training, the ship made a single exit to the sea, during…

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Northern Fleet’s RFS Severomorsk Visits Sevastopol

January 10, 2019 (Google Translation) – A large anti-submarine ship (BOD) of the Northern fleet “Severomorsk” arrived in the hero-city of Sevastopol. The purpose of the visit is to replenish stocks, rest the crew and routine maintenance after completing long-distance hike tasks. The ship was met by the Commander of the Black Sea Fleet, Vice Admiral Alexander Moiseyev, and Deputy…

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Project 22160 Dmitry Rogachev Arrives in Sevastopol for Trials

December 4, 2018 – The newest patrol vessel Dmitry Rogachev has made its first-ever visit to Sevastopol for another stage of state trials. In five days the ship will fulfill a complex of state trials. After the special mission, the Dmitry Rogachev will sail to Novorossiysk to perform further stages of trials. Earlier the crew had successfully trained first artillery…

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105 Year Old RFS Kommuna Gets Underway in Black Sea

November 22, 2018 (Google Translation) – In accordance with the combat training plan, the crew of the oldest submarine rescuer of the Black Sea Fleet, Kommuna, the oldest in the Russian Navy, began to perform tasks in the Black Sea marine training grounds. Earlier, the ship carried out the planned work on dock repair and maintenance. At the initial stage,…

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Vyshny Volchyok Completes Mission in Mediterranean Sea

November 6, 2018 (Google Translation) – The newest small-size missile ship of the Black Sea Fleet Vyshny Volochyok has completed the tasks as part of the Russian Navy’s permanent grouping in the Mediterranean Sea. She is heading now to its home base – the hero-city of Sevastopol. At present the ship is sailing through the Straits of Bosphorus and Dardanelles.…

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RFS Admiral Grigorovich Returns from Mediterranean

October 18, 2018 (Google Translation) – The crew of the frigate of the Black Sea Fleet “Admiral Grigorovich” completed the execution of tasks as part of the Russian Navy grouping in the Mediterranean. The frigate passed the Black Sea straits of the Dardanelles and the Bosphorus and headed for Sevastopol. During the missions in the Mediterranean, the Admiral Grigorovich took…

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RFS Pytliviy Returning to Sevastopol

October 9, 2018 (Google Translation) – The patrol ship (TFR) of the Black Sea Fleet (PF) “Pytlivy” completed the execution of tasks as part of the permanent group of the Navy of the Russian Federation (Russian Navy) in the Mediterranean Sea and headed for Sevastopol. Currently, the ship passes the Dardanelles and Bosphorus straits, heading for the Black Sea. During…

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BUK-2190 accepted into Black Sea Fleet supply ships

August 22, 2018 (Google Translation) – In the base of the detachment of vessels supporting the auxiliary fleet in Sevastopol, solemn events were held to raise the Andreevsky flag and to include in the Black Sea Fleet a new raid tug “BUK-2190”, which is built on the stocks of the Leningrad shipyard “Pella”. Representatives of the manufacturer gave the tug…

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